Concord Foods promotes new VPConcord Foods Inc., Brockton, Mass., promoted director of research and development Diane Douglas to vice president of research and development.

She is responsible for all Concord Foods divisions, retail, food service and ingredients, the release said.

She was the director for 11 years, and she directed development of products including the company’s guacamole mix, an apple crisp mix, and Chiquita Banana Bread Mix.